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Democrats’ New Motto: Never Let a Wildfire Go to Waste

By Michelle Malkin  •  June 29, 2012 08:17 AM

Note: My column below deals with wildfire politics in advance of President Obama’s visit. But as you all know, this is also personal. My family and I are approaching a full week as Waldo Canyon Fire evacuees. As readers of this blog (archive here) and my Twitter feed have been reading, we were forced to […]

Day 5 of Waldo Canyon Fire evacuation: Blaze engulfs homes/historic ranch; 32k total evacuated; more dangerous winds, heat ahead; Day 6: Surviving

By Michelle Malkin  •  June 27, 2012 04:12 AM

Update: June 28 – It’s Day 6 of life as evacuees for the Malkins. We’re all together and safe. Our house remains in one of the most threatened areas of the city, but it is still standing for now. As we keep reminding the kids since we were displaced on Saturday, a house is not […]

One day at a time

By Michelle Malkin  •  June 26, 2012 10:13 AM

We were told last night that there might not be containment of the Waldo Canyon Fire until July 16. Firefighters and first responders are working tirelessly. Still no word on when or if we’ll get back into our home. More than 5,100 acres have burned. Three of four C-130s will be used today to fight […]

A personal note: Evacuated from Waldo Canyon Fire; Update: Sunset and smoke, 3,600 acres destroyed

By Michelle Malkin  •  June 24, 2012 06:22 PM

I took this photo of the Waldo Canyon Fire with my iPhone from the Chapel Hills Mall yesterday. Our family is among the 11,000 residents of Colorado Springs and Manitou Springs who have been evacuated in the wake of the Waldo Canyon Fire. We’re homeless, but safe for now — though the kids are devastated […]

How Obama Bureaucrats Fueled Western Wildfires

By Michelle Malkin  •  June 20, 2012 01:12 AM

High Park Fire, image via InciWeb My fellow Coloradans have endured a terrifying and miserable summer so far. Wildfires have ravaged the state. Thousands have been evacuated. Open burning has been banned. Air quality is oppressive. Dry weather and strong winds aren’t helping the front-line personnel trying to contain the blazes. And the season has […]